Cognitive Bubbles and Firewalls: Epistemic Immunizations in Human Reasoning


John Woods defined the epistemic bubble as the inescapable state of first-person human rationality. In this paper we will propose, at a seminal level, how the fertility of such approach can be expanded beyond the logical-epistemic dimension: the emotional sphere as well seems to be deeply affected by selfimmunization dynamics so that the cognitive bubble – rather than just epistemic – could define a characteristic framework of human cognition.

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